graphical user interface (GUI,[1] sometimes pronounced 'gooey')[2] is a type of user interface that allows users to interact with electronic devices through graphical icons and visual indicators such as secondary notation

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The general public and their ability to use GIS applications - do we still need paper maps?

I am endeavouring to convince others in my organisation that GIS tools, in particular digitising tools, CAN be used by the general public and we should promote their use instead of using paper maps. ...
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How to create a QGIS Installer for Windows with GUI customization?

I'm trying to build a custom QGIS installer for Windows with a stripped down GUI. I customized the GUI using the customization function of QGis and saved it as a .ini file. The question now is: How ...
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Open Source Map Composing Tool

Are there any open source tools which can be used for map composing, preferably GUI based. I use Quantum GIS sparingly but I am interested to know if there are others. The tool must be able to read ...
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GUI tools for PostgreSQL/PostGIS?

as a cartographer I work with TileMill to visualize geodata. I installed a local PostgreSQL server with PostGIS and osm2pgsql. Everything works fine. Anyhow, I am new to working with servers and the ...
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Are there GUI resources for gdal and ogr?

For those who are new to the programming side of GIS, I feel that a lot of great tools and resources are inacessible. I am interested in GUI based wizards for handling geoprocessing with libraries ...
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How to prompt for user input during ArcGIS Python script tool execution?

I want to prompt for user input after all parameters have been specified for the script tool. I've seen many forum posts and stackexchange questions about this, and they all conclude that it's ...
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Can I change properties of several layers simultaneously?

I'm working on bulk data. I have a few hundred GeoTIFF images imported into a QGIS project, and I'd like to modify their layer properties - things like the no-data-value, transparency of certain pixel ...
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High quality public transport trip planner examples? Trip visualization examples?

Do you know high-quality online public transport route/trip planners? I'm looking for sites with recognized usability, most carrier-owned planners are bad or very bad from Human-Computer Interaction ...
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Using Gui tools and arcpy.mapping

For a project I want to create a little program that does simple things like export a map from the python command line, but also users are able to edit said map (without having to open arcmap) e.g ...
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How to reference to my in QT designer created buttons in python?

I have created an own QDialog (using QT Designer) with three push buttons. The names are pButton1, pButton2 and pButton3. After saving the file I created the ui file by using: pyuic4 ui_xy.ui > ...
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Why does the QGIS 'project properties' option disappear in Ubuntu?

For some reason my 'project properties' button has disappeared for good. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and QGIS 1.8. Sometimes it would straight up disappear, to return later, but now its just 'gone'. I'll ...
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How to remove/disable a toolbar via python?

How do I remove or disable a toolbar e.g., Raster, programmatically using Python?
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How to move the QGIS Layerpanel/Dockwidget programmatically

i'm working on a QGIS-plugin and want to move the default LayerPanel/Dockwidget to somewhere else programmatically. More specific: i want to move it into a tab of my tabwidget. Is this possible? How ...
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Where can I find equipment that will allow me to recreate a form of Google Streetview?

I am looking for more affordable equipment that would allow me to recreate the concept of Google's Streetview, as well as software that would make a comparable UI map (without it "belonging" to ...
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wxpython frame run from ArcMap loses focus almost immediately after it's shown

I'm trying to prepare a Python add-in using "Python Add-In Wizard". I want my add-in to perform some geoprocessing but first it should take data from a user and there's already a problem. I'm ...
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How to split one modelbuilder process in several GUI windows?

I am working with ArcGis 10.2. I would like to know how I can have the different steps of a modelbuilder's process displayed in successive windows once the previous main step is done? A bit like in a ...
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Grass GUI integration

Is it possible to embed the GRASS map display to a C# application? I know that a PNG image can suffice but to make the application more interactive it could perhaps be integrated. In essence I would ...
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How to create a dock widget correctly in QGIS plugin?

I am building a QGIS plugin and would like to use a dock widget. I have used QT creator to design the UI, with the object type being a QDockWidget. When the plugin is enabled in QGIS the dockwidget ...
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QGIS and Ubuntu 'browse' dialogue causing crashing

Below is an image of 'the suspect dialogue' in Ubuntu that when you encounter it in QGIS you are most definitely going to crash the application. http://ow.ly/i/ZGNc/original You find this ...
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QGIS: how to identify a visible raster layer among large view (composition of rasters)?

I have QGIS project loaded with many raster files. For a given area, (ex: under my mouse pointer), I am looking for way to identify which (raster)layer provides the visible data. To start, I will ...
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QGIS GUI: How to get independant windows?

I am working with the georeferencer plugin, and I would like to have it working in fully independent windows. Is it possible ? Thanks for your help. Context: I am working with qgis 2.4 under ...
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What map library does this census visualization use?

Link: http://projects.nytimes.com/census/2010/explorer How can I also render that specific kind of map? Does it come from some popular library? It doesn't look like Natural Earth or drawn with Mike ...
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Loading PGadmin III GUI Linux

Having tested out the functionality of OpenGeo Suite Community, I have installed the Linux version on my Centos 5 Server. However unlike in windows the dashboard is greyed out for Post GIS. I believe ...
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Why doesn't SQL sum(dollar) work in SQLITE?

I've got a sqlite table with real numbers, two decimal place precision, in a mydollar_column. (There are no null values, but some of the values are negative numbers) For some reason, using sql on ...
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How to install PostGIS shp2pgsql-gui on CentOS 6?

I am installing PostGIS 1.5.3 on a CentOS 6.2 virtual machine to get started web mapping with Geoserver.I have successfully installed PostgreSQL 9.1, PostGIS 1.5.3 and PgAdminIII on the system. ...
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Custom data entry in ArcGIS 10

Since VBA support is no longer supported in ArcGIS 10, what is being used out there for custom data entry forms. I'd like to develop something that is very intuitive (for non-GIS users).
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Which GUI system for my apps?

Apologies for such basic questions, but google really doesn’t seem to be my friend today. I am a long-time programmer, new to GIS. I am trying to get a feel for various aspects of GIS. In addition to ...
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The same error message shows up while running GRASS command

I'm using GRASS 6.4.3(installed with OSGeo4W) under Windows 8.1 x64. When I type commands in the command console below, I often face these problems: type command which has "space", like:g.list ...
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Unknown error concurring when developing QGIS 2.0.1 plugin in Windows 7

I am following the tutorial found here for developing a simple QGIS plugin within QGIS 2.0.1 installed on Windows 7. However, as I have began to try developing a link between the GUI and each the ...
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How to add a simple interface to mapserver CGI application?

I have a simple mapserver test page which shows information from shapefiles (cities, rivers, lakes, points of interest) etc. The result is a static PNG image. I want to add a simple interface so users ...
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Link/unlink buttions in the Attribute Table's Form View

Toggling the edit button, in the Form View/Table View, buttons for adding/deleting a record is available. Two additional buttons are also available (Fig. 1). From the look of the icons they perform ...
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ArcObjects: how do I resize an IComboBox when the contents changes?

In ArcScene: I have implemented an IComboBox where the content changes: void MyComboBox::updateComboBox() { std::vector<CComBSTR> comboBoxItems; getComboBoxItems(comboBoxItems); long ...
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Can't launch GRASS GIS 6.4.3 GUI on windows 8.1

As title, I downloaded GRASS GIS from this website: GRASS GIS - Home, and I choose winGRASS 6.4.3 standalone installer to download. After I installed, I click on its icon: I can't launch it even ...
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Spatialite-gui has started crashing

I have been using spatialite-gui for a few months to perform one task in particular: convert csv to dbf. For the last couple of weeks, when I use the Import-CSV function spatialite-gui crashes after ...
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In leaflet does the addControl automatically handle events via the leaflet API?

I need to add additional overlay layers to be controlled by the controls within the leaflet map boundaries, but the code utilizes a leaflet-custom.js file. I am assuming it handles the event and ...